'Emergency sign repair' on Interstate Bridge briefly blocks I-5 north traffic

FILE - The Interstate Bridge spanning the Columbia River. (KATU Photo)

PORTLAND, Ore. – Crews closed the northbound lanes of I-5 on Monday afternoon for an “emergency sign repair” on the Interstate Bridge.

The closure was initially reported at about 3:30 p.m. and was canceled by about 4 p.m.

The brief closure backed up northbound traffic well into Portland at the start of the evening commute.

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